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Title: Mario Madness Plastic Canvas!
Post by: ConfusableBlonde on June 30, 2008 09:34:59 AM
Here is a tissue holder that I made for Mojen for the IYP swap and she has recieved... It was inspired by a question mark tissue box cover that was in her wists, I think off of the Make or Craft magazine website...





Here is a Nintendo DS Lite case I made for a friend for Christmas, obviously based on the original which has become a Craftster icon...





Thanks for looking!

Update: Tissue box pattern now available in my Etsy shop here: http://www.etsy.com/listing/60542119/pattern-needlepoint-plastic-canvas-super


Title: Re: Mario Madness Plastic Canvas!
Post by: rhiannonbrum on June 30, 2008 09:42:02 AM
Love it!

That is so cool it automatically deserves a 'this rocks'


Title: Re: Mario Madness Plastic Canvas!
Post by: Orrkid on June 30, 2008 09:51:12 AM
That is so cool it automatically deserves a 'this rocks'
Absolutely! I love it!!


Title: Re: Mario Madness Plastic Canvas!
Post by: craftgirl_sampson on June 30, 2008 10:04:00 AM
That so amazing  ;D


Title: Re: Mario Madness Plastic Canvas!
Post by: Sanity8080 on June 30, 2008 10:06:05 AM
I LOVE those...I especially love the DS Lite case....


Title: Re: Mario Madness Plastic Canvas!
Post by: kwality570 on June 30, 2008 10:26:54 AM
I'm jealous.  These are great!!!  I love the Mario.


Title: Re: Mario Madness Plastic Canvas!
Post by: Chantelle on June 30, 2008 10:30:38 AM
haha I love it; the images are perfect. I think this may be the only tissue box cover I've ever seen that my husband would allow in our house!


Title: Re: Mario Madness Plastic Canvas!
Post by: ninjanator on June 30, 2008 10:55:52 AM
those are so cool and well made :) great job ^^


Title: Re: Mario Madness Plastic Canvas!
Post by: pseudo_pix on June 30, 2008 11:01:42 AM
It's so fun and geeky! How do you make them? Crochet?


Title: Re: Mario Madness Plastic Canvas!
Post by: whateverjames on June 30, 2008 12:28:49 PM
VERRY NICE!!!!


Title: Re: Mario Madness Plastic Canvas!
Post by: RachelKristin on June 30, 2008 01:08:16 PM
so awesome, oh my god!


Title: Re: Mario Madness Plastic Canvas!
Post by: katiekutthroat on June 30, 2008 02:32:28 PM
i have to do that ds lite case.. ive been meaning to!!  this looks awesome!


Title: Re: Mario Madness Plastic Canvas!
Post by: rosered on June 30, 2008 02:49:08 PM
That tissue box is awesome! I will have to try to make one like that someday.

 And great job on the ds case! It still amazes me that so many people liked my craft and have made one for themselves! It makes me really happy!


Title: Re: Mario Madness Plastic Canvas!
Post by: Cross stitch ninja on July 01, 2008 12:44:49 AM
Awesome! Both the box and the DS case look great! I don't have much need for a tissue box, but I've got to make myself a box like that anyway, to keep other things in. They seem so fun to make!


Title: Re: Mario Madness Plastic Canvas!
Post by: ConfusableBlonde on July 01, 2008 05:39:21 AM
Thanks everyone! It is not crochet, it is plastic canvas (aka needlepoint?), which is kind of like cross stitch but with a larger plastic grid and yarn...


Title: Re: Mario Madness Plastic Canvas!
Post by: rented_angel on July 11, 2008 12:38:44 AM
Wow.....this is so fabulous!  I want one so so bad. :d   If you don't mind me asking, did you use a cross-stitch chart and just transfer it onto plastic canvas?  I got a bunch of plastic canvas from the thrift store awhile ago, but I have yet to attempt to use it for anything. :)


Title: Re: Mario Madness Plastic Canvas!
Post by: ConfusableBlonde on July 11, 2008 08:57:28 AM
nope, i saw pixelated images online and just took a piece of graph paper and sketched it out before i started stitching it... i'm sure you could use cross stitch patterns if they were out there...


Title: Re: Mario Madness Plastic Canvas!
Post by: benjibot on December 02, 2008 07:21:08 PM
I've been doing quite a bit of plastic canvas needlework myself lately. I saw this picture and immediately knew "Oh, there's the mosaic stitch!"

In reply to the folks who asked about how this is done: the square looking stitches she's used in the tissue box are mosaic stitches (http://www.threadneedlestreet.com/Mosaic.html). The thing to keep in mind, and I say this as a person who routinely fails to do this, is that the mosaic stitch takes up more space than a continental stitch (http://www.threadneedlestreet.com/ContinentalHalfCross.html) (used in the DS lite case). So while you can use a cross stitch application to get a chart you'll need to get use a bigger piece of canvas than it might suggest.


Title: Re: Mario Madness Plastic Canvas!
Post by: katiekutthroat on December 04, 2008 08:00:26 AM
too effin cool! all of it!